How to Enjoy and Be Enchanted
“Do what makes you happy, be with who makes you smile, laugh as much as you breathe, and love as long as you live.” ― Rachel Ann Nunes
Enjoyment is taking pleasure in something; it’s what we experience when we’re having a good time; the pleasure that comes from doing pleasant activities.
Can we enjoy life in the midst of its complications and challenges?
- Focus on yourself
- Make time to relax
- Avoid spending too much time reading/listening to the news
- Cultivate positive relationships
- Meet new people
- Discover new places
- Keep a wish list and make one or more of your wishes come true
- Do new things
Ecstatic experience puts us in touch with the soul of the world and deepens our sense that we live in the midst of a cosmic mystery. – Suzi Gablik.
Enchantment is a feeling of great pleasure and delight. It is a set of beliefs about life and a state of being – like living in a world of mystery and charisma.
To feel enchanted means we are roaming freely a world away from thinking in which new perceptions and sensations lead us to awe and wonder.
Feelings of disenchantment come with disillusionment and despair. Allowing ourselves to feel enchanted is crucial to our physical, mental, and spiritual well-being, as it gives a sliver of hope in an automatic and material existence.
In most cultures singing, dancing, rhythm and music make people feel alive and enchanted. Find your own way of feeling enchanted. It could be a walk in a fantastic public park; a midnight swim; a sunset or a sunrise, visiting a museum …
Single life – With so much emphasis put on romance and being in a relationship, can a person who is single enjoy life?
- Find your purpose in life
- Discover a new passion
- Give time to your old interests
- Make new friends
- Be fit and healthy
- Serve your community
- Shower your family with time, generosity, and love
- Study something new, something different
- Travel while you can where you want